There were plenty of smiles at the Sevenoaks Business Awards held on 10th June at the magnificent Bat & Ball Centre. The event opened with an introduction from Town Team Chairman, Andrew Eyre who then introduced the Town Team’s new patron Laura Trott MBE MP. Thanks were also expressed to the former patron, Sir Michael Fallon for many years’ service.

Following a motivational speech by international chef, Stuart Gillies, the owner of No 8, the newest restaurant in Sevenoaks, and a two-course meal the Awards presentations took place.

Independent Business with less than 50 employees sponsored by Manak Solicitors

Winner – Sevenoaks Sport & Wellbeing

Second – Prime Aesthetics

Third – Connectagroup

Larger Business with more than 50 employees sponsored by Go Coach 

Winner – COOK

Second – Rockdale

Third – Paydens

Green Business sponsored by Sevenoaks District Council 

Winner – Mount Vineyard

Second – TN Card

Joint Third – Aquaoaks & Eat for Energy

New Business – less than 5 years old sponsored by Kent County Council

Winner – Sevenoaks Sport & Wellbeing

Second – TN Card

Joint Third – Eat for Energy & Aquaoaks

Micro Enterprise Sponsored by Sevenoaks District Chamber of Commerce

Winner – Red Pizza Van

Second – Sevenoaks Sport & Wellbeing

Third – Connectagroup

Customer Choice sponsored by Specsavers

Winner – TN Card

Second – Aquaoaks

Third – Crop Hair

Judges Choice – for significant contribution to economic development and local community Sponsored by Warners Solicitors

Bill Terry of Wealden Properties